18Jun, 2018

Outpatient Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Application at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic

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[Orlando, FL,  June 18, 2018] – Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic is one of only two outpatient surgery centers in the state of Florida to now offer outpatient robotic-arm assisted total knee application for use with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed and is now available at  the Physicians’ Surgical Care Center in Winter Park, Florida. Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 673 percent by 2030,1 yet studies have shown that approximately 30 percent of […]
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4Jun, 2018

Top 5 Exercises and Stretches to Relieve Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder pain, one of the most common orthopaedic conditions, is caused by damage to one or more of the components of the shoulder—the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments that comprise the joint. This damage can be caused by disease, chronic overuse, or acute injury, so shoulder pain can appear immediately or progress gradually over time. If you are currently experiencing shoulder pain, starting a shoulder strength and flexibility program may help reduce or eliminate your discomfort. Never perform any activity, stretching or otherwise, that causes pain or discomfort in your […]
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4May, 2018

Total Elbow Replacement

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Although elbow joint replacement is much less common than knee or hip replacement, it is just as successful in relieving joint pain and returning people to activities they enjoy. Whether you have just begun exploring treatment options or have already decided to have elbow replacement surgery, this article will help you understand more about this valuable procedure. Anatomy The main structures of the elbow when viewed from the side. The elbow is a hinge joint which is made up of three bones: The humerus (upper arm bone) The ulna (forearm […]
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1May, 2018

Meet Thomas | Outpatient Total Knee Replacement Testimonial

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See what patients have to say about their experience with our outpatient total joint program at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic. Meet Thomas, a patient of Dr. Sean McFadden, as he shares his story about his experience. At Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic our tradition, passion and innovation cannot be contained, and neither can our belief in your boundless future. The journey to a better you starts with a single step. So what are you waiting for?
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1May, 2018

Immediate physical therapy for low back pain may reduce health-care costs, opioid use, study shows

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Patients with acute low back pain who get a referral for physical therapy, and are treated within three days, use fewer opioids and have lower health-care costs, according to a study led by a University of Central Florida researcher. The study also showed that early physical therapy lowered the need for health-care services such as advanced imaging, spinal injection, emergency room visits and spine surgery. Researchers said this is the first population-based study to show the benefits of immediate physical therapy for patients who have acute low back pain, which […]
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19Apr, 2018

ConforMIS® Customized Knee Replacement Implants

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Surgeons at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic are using ConforMIS knee replacement implants, which are individually designed and manufactured for each patient. No two are alike. Each femoral and tibial implant is sized and shaped to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, offering advantages over conventional knee implants. The ConforMIS is the first knee replacement that fits only one knee. Yours. With this patient-specific approach, the ConforMIS knee replacement systems offer unique advantages not possible with traditional, off-the-shelf implants, including: Individualized fit reduces sizing compromises common with traditional implants and associated with residual pain after surgery ConforMIS knee replacement systems follow the shape and contour of each patient’s knee, for […]
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18Apr, 2018

ACL Injuries

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ACL Injuries Call for appointment: (407) 629-2444 The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is the ligament responsible for stabilizing an individual’s knee. The tearing of the ACL is one of the most common knee injuries reported, particularly in sports. To learn more about the ACL and how to prevent and treat ACL tears, check out the questions listed below.   What is the ACL? The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is an important structure responsible for stabilizing the knee. It is located at the front of the knee between the shin bone […]
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5Apr, 2018

How Your Bones and Joints Change With Age

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As we age, it’s normal to notice small changes. A few more wrinkles. A little gray hair. But most of us don’t realize the effect aging has on our skeletal systems. It’s natural for our bones and joints to change with age. Find out what’s going on with your skeletal system and how to boost your bone and joint health. How Bones Change Throughout life, your bones are constantly changing. The body naturally removes old bone and replaces it with new bone. When you are young, bone is replaced much […]
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27Mar, 2018

Employee of the Month – February

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We are honored to announce Sheila as February’s recipient of the Dr. Gregory Munson Employee of the Month Award.   Sheila has worked for JOC since 1996 and is a well-seasoned, integral member of our University staff. Sheila schedules surgery for two very busy physicians all while keeping the MDs and patient’s happy with no complaints. She remains in contact with the patients and guides them through the surgery process extremely well. She is well-liked amongst her coworkers and patients. Sheila does everything she’s asked to do all while keeping […]
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8Mar, 2018

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement – Direct Superior Approach

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We understand that making sure you know what to expect from the hip replacement experience is important to you. If you have additional questions as you are reading through this material, please reach out to us to discuss. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Pain Each patient is unique, and can experience hip pain for different reasons. It’s important to talk to us about the cause of your hip pain so you can understand the treatment options available to you. One common cause of hip pain is arthritis, a degenerative condition […]
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